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Dolton is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The village was named for the sons of settler George Dolton.
The latitude of Dolton is 41.638N. The longitude is -87.607W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,176.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dolton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60409 ZIP code.
4% of Dolton residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dolton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dolton was $18,102, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Dolton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dolton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $623. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.
Libraries in Dolton include Dolton Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dolton political report.
The average commute time for Dolton workers is 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dolton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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